Roundabout Closure

NORFOLK - The Benjamin Avenue and 25th Street roundabout is closing Monday for resurfacing work.

City Engineer Steve Rames says the surfacing in the roundabout is starting to crack up and pot holes have developed in some areas.

Rames says about 80 percent of it needs to be replaced.

"Rather than leave about 20 percent there, we're going to take all of the surfacing out and do some soil remediation, add some structure underneath the pavement, and then we'll fill it in. We expect this whole project to take about three weeks."

Rames says alternate routes you can take include Eisenhower Avenue, Highway 81 and North 13th Street, Norfolk Avenue, and 37th Street.

He says it was easier to close the whole thing rather than having to figure out how to get traffic through there.

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